Gallery 53 News
53 Colony St., Meriden, CT 06451
Tel: (203) 235-5347
Gallery 53 has art exhibits artisan gift shop, adult & children's art classes, and children's birthday parties.
Irma Morse Original Works
June 8, 2020Original Irma Morse works available at Gallery 53 MERIDEN, CT-- Looking for ways to refresh your space? Gallery 53 has over a hundred original pieces of art by Irma Morse for sale--landscapes, still life, and portraits, in oil, pastel, and watercolor. Original earrings and pins created by Morse are also available. From now to July 24, visit, or go online to Gallery 53's virtual exhibit/sale of framed and unframed original work by the late Irma Morse, prominent Meriden artist, businesswoman, and former Gallery 53 President. Link for the online exhibit and sale, featuring 30 selected works, is www.gallery53.org/morse Morse, who passed away at the age of 92 in 2000, attended Pratt Institute in New York City. She later studied with well-known artists, Robert Calrow, Harold Vroom, and Jack Flynn. A recipient of various local and regional awards for her paintings in oil, watercolor, acrylic, and pastel mediums, Morse gave private lessons, and taught painting at both the Meriden GALLERY?53? • 53 COLONY STREET • MERIDEN, CT 06450 • 203.235.5347 • WWW.GALLERY53.ORG 1 Senior Citizen Center, and The WWII Veteran's Memorial Hospital in Meriden for many years. While president of the Arts and Crafts Association of Meriden, Mrs. Morse also was instrumental in the purchase of the current building for Gallery 53. The paintings are valued from $50 to $400. Half of the proceeds from her works will be donated by her family to benefit Gallery 53 and the Irma Morse Scholarship Fund. The scholarship honors her love of art and her interest in encouraging young people in the field. If interested in more choices than what is featured online, don your protective mask and visit Gallery 53 in person, Monday through Friday, 12-4.
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